Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: State College, PA
I wanted her bred live cover as she is a TB and I would like a purebred TB out of her but I wanted her close enough to me to be able to be there every step of the way so that I could know how she behaved and reacted to the stallion. So if I have to ship her to a breeding farm for her next breeding I can give them accurate advice and information on her. I lucked out and found a stallion that I liked that was affordable and in my area. Regardless of whether I bred to an approved stallion the offspring would not have been purebred unless I was breeding to a TB so that wasn't a big drawback to me. I knew the stud's conformation, temperament, athleticism and breeding and lines through his certificate of pedigree and I could see what he had consistently produced so that was enough for me. I wanted a conformationally correct stallion that had the ability to add some bone and substance to my mare and the added athleticism and temperament from his side is definitely a plus as well.